Kerala Bar Council member moves Kerala High Court challenging new BCI rules for violating right to free speech and expression of lawyers

The new amendments have the effect of prohibiting criticism and dissent against the BCI and State Bar Councils, and demanding unquestioning acceptance of their decisions, the petitioner stated.
 Bar Council of India and Kerala HC
Bar Council of India and Kerala HC

A petition has been filed before the Kerala High Court challenging the new amendments introduced by the Bar Council of India (BCI) barring lawyers from criticising its decisions and those of the State Bar Councils (Rajesh Vijayan v. Bar Council of India and ors).

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